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mar·ti·ni

 (mär-tē′nē)
n. pl. mar·ti·nis
A cocktail made of gin or vodka and dry vermouth.

[Alteration of earlier Martinez (probably influenced by Martini & Rossi, trademark for a brand of vermouth), perhaps after Martinez, a city in western California where it was supposedly invented in the mid-1800s.]
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Martini

(mɑːˈtiːnɪ)
n, pl -nis
1. (Brewing) trademark an Italian vermouth
2. (Brewing) a cocktail of gin and vermouth
[C19 (sense 2): perhaps from the name of the inventor]

Martini

(Italian marˈtiːni)
n
(Biography) Simone (siˈmoːne). ?1284–1344, Sienese painter
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mar•ti•ni

(mɑrˈti ni)

n., pl. -nis.
a cocktail made with gin or vodka and dry vermouth.
[1885–90, Amer.; perhaps alter. of Martinez (an earlier alternate name of the drink, of disputed orig.)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.martini - a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouthmartini - a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth
gin - strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
cocktail - a short mixed drink
vodka martini - martini made with vodka rather than gin
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Translations

Martini

® [mɑːˈtiːnɪ] N
1. (= vermouth) → vermú m
2. (= cocktail) → martini m (vermú seco con ginebra)
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martini

nMartini m
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References in classic literature ?
Nobody seemed to notice the unusualness of a Martini at midnight, though Daylight looked sharply for that very thing; for he had long since learned that Martinis had their strictly appointed times and places.
Abbas beati Martini, SCILICET REX FRANCIAE, est canonicus de consuetudine et habet parvam proebendam quam habet sanctus Venantius, et debet sedere in sede thesaurarii .
Stand by with the Martini as soon as I've given him both barrels of this."
There was a roar like the sound of a small cannon (the biggest sort of elephant-rifle is not very different from some artillery), and a double streak of flame, followed by the stinging crack of a Martini, whose long bullet makes nothing of a crocodile's plates.
"And a Martini cocktail for me," the young man ordered.
However, as a Portman Group co-signatory, we respect the ruling and will be changing the name to Passion Star Martini."
The retailer is renaming its version of the popular cocktail Passion Star Martini after a ruling found the original title linked the alcoholic product to sexual success.
The IHSA doesn't award a girls soccer Player of the Week, but if it did, Rachel Martini would be deserving.
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Daniel Coffer, development director for Dirty Martini, posted a side-by-side image of a Dirty Martini bar's angel wings on Instagram, with the caption: "They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
A widget can for a new RTD cocktail from KahlA*a delivers the smooth, frothy experience of an espresso martini, while can graphics align the beverage with classic Italian espresso bars.
Outgoing Italian Consul General Elisabetta Martini was honored by the Italian Cultural Club in Jeddah on Sunday.